01. The sound of thunder broke the [silence] of the night.
02. The room was totally [silent] except for the sound of the snoring dog.
03. My sister likes to sit in church, and enjoy the [silence] and the peacefulness.
04. The young couple sat in [silence], neither one brave enough to look at the other.
05. The bedroom was [silent] except for the sound of the fan turning on the ceiling.
06. The government is trying to [silence] the Opposition by jailing political dissidents.
07. Philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked, "I like the [silent] church before the service begins, better than any preaching."
08. A woman once joked that women like [silent] men because they think they're listening.
09. The Dalai Lama once remarked that [silence] is sometimes the best answer.
10. The cat crept [silently] towards the bird.
11. There is a Swiss proverb which holds that speech is silver, but [silence] is golden.
12. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that there are five ways in which to become wise: be [silent], listen, remember, grow older, and study.
13. There is a Czech proverb which states that our parents taught us to speak, and the world taught us to be [silent].
14. There is an Egyptian proverb which says to love, and let the world know, but to hate in [silence].
15. There is an Iraqi proverb which remarks that the poor are the [silent] of the land.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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